http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0507/p02s01-usju.html A striking increase over the last decade in both victimization and criminality among young African-American women is setting off alarms, spurring research, and drawing attention to the cultural needs of young black girls, the Christian Science Monitor reports. Many live in neighborhoods where guns, gangs, and drugs are common. And many come from families with at least one relative in jail, making prison terms a norm. Women account for almost 25 percent of those in the juvenile . . .
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